PORT WASHINGTON, Wis.--(Franklin Energy Services LLC was recently awarded “Outstanding Energy Efficient Technology Deployment of the Year” for its mobile data capture solution, Benlink™. The award was given by the Association of Energy Services Professionals (AESP) at its national conference in Orlando.)--
“Outstanding Energy Efficient Technology Deployment of the Year”
The award recognizes Franklin’s deployment of Benlink as a best-in-class energy efficiency technology. Franklin manages energy efficiency programs for utilities throughout the United States. Field personnel interact with apartment managers or other customers; install energy saving measures; and record information on mobile devices. Data is then uploaded to Franklin Energy’s Bensight™ data tracking system where utility clients can view program progress in “real time” via the Internet.
“Our goal was to develop a tool that allowed us to provide a good customer experience while accurately capturing data and delivering detailed reports to our clients,” said Dan Tarrence, Franklin Energy president of corporate strategy and planning. “Benlink is innovative both in its outward simplicity and in its adaptability to meet the needs of different programs and clients.”
An internal team of Franklin Energy’s engineering and information technology experts collaborated in the development of Benlink along with outside resources.
Franklin Energy has 350 employees and offices in 11 states. In addition to its recent Outstanding Energy Efficient Technology Deployment of the Year award, Franklin has been named one of “America’s Healthiest Companies,” a Best Places to Work, a first place Healthiest Employers award winner, and a Future 50 Company in southeastern Wisconsin. Franklin Energy contracts with utilities, municipalities, and states to provide energy efficiency programs on their behalf to serve Commercial, Industrial, Agricultural, and Residential end-use customers.
AESP is a member-based association dedicated to improving the delivery and implementation of energy efficiency, energy management, and distributed renewable resources, and recognizes excellence in the energy services field through its annual Energy Awards Program.